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Daily GK Current Affairs News is viable on 3 March 2023. – Here are the Regular current affairs viable of 3 March 2023 covering the following news headlines: International Yoga Festival, Vietnam’s new president, Assembly Results 2023, Director-General of SSB, India’s Unemployment rate.

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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • International News
  • National News
  • State News
  • Banking News
  • Sports News
  • Awards News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News

International News

  1. Vietnam parliament elects Vo Van Thuong as the new president
  • The country is changing its top leadership while continuing the anti-corruption campaign. The National Assembly (NA) of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam elected Vo Van Thuong (Võ Văn Thượng) (52), a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam, as the new President of Vietnam until 2026.
  • Mr. Vo Van Thuong was sworn in as the new President of Vietnam during an extraordinary meeting of the National Assembly in Hanoi, Vietnam. On behalf of the Parliament, NA President Vương Dinh Hue has ratified the oath of the new president.

National News

  1. International Yoga Festival 2023 Held on the Banks of the Ganges in Rishikesh
  • International Yoga Festival 2023 will be held in Rishikesh from 1st March to 7th March 2023. International Yoga Festival 2023 is the main attraction of Bharat Parv this year.
  • The six-day event of the International Yoga Festival 2023 will promote the state’s rich heritage and diverse natural wonders and is a key talking point among visitors to the Uttarakhand Tourism Pavilion at the event organized at the Red Fort.
State News

  1. Assembly Election Results 2023, BJP Held Power of Tripura and Nagaland
  • As the counting of votes for the Assembly Election Results 2023 is done, the BJP has taken a lead and has crossed the halfway mark in both Tripura and Nagaland.
  • In Tripura, Manik Saha will be the chief minister and complete his second term, defeating veteran Congress leader Ashish Kumar Saha by a margin of 1,257 votes.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address BJP workers and supporters as the party successfully retained power in Tripura.

Banking News

  1. RBI Launches Two Surveys To Gather ‘Useful Inputs’ For Monetary Policy
  • The Reserve Bank of India launched two critical surveys, the results of which provide “useful inputs” for the central bank’s bi-monthly monetary policy. One survey is to know households’ inflation expectations and the other is to gauge consumer confidence.
  • The March 2023 round of Inflation Expectations Survey of Households (IESH), RBI said, aims at capturing subjective assessments on price movements and inflation, based on their individual consumption baskets, across 19 cities.
  • Consumer confidence study too is conducted in 19 cities. The RBI said the survey results provide valuable monetary policy inputs. The next meeting of the RBI’s rate-setting panel – Monetary Policy Committee – is scheduled during April 6-8, 2023.
  1. SBI announces completion of $1 billion Syndicated Social Loan Facility
  • State Bank of India (SBI) announced the completion of a $1 billion syndicated social loan facility.
  • The bank said this is the largest environmental, social, and governance (ESG) loan by a commercial bank in the Asia Pacific region and the second largest social loan globally.
  • The $1 billion facility was arranged through MLAB, MUFG Bank, and Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank Co Ltd. MUFG and Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank are the joint social credit coordinators while MUFG is the lead social credit coordinator for this transaction.

Sports News

  1. Asian Chess Federation confers D Gukesh with the Player of the Year award
  • Indian Grandmaster D Gukesh has been honored with the Player-of-the-Year award by the Asian Chess Federation (ACF) for clinching the gold medal with a record-breaking score of 9/11 in the 44th Chess Olympiad at Mahabalipuram.
  • Gukesh became only the sixth Indian to break the 2700 Elo-rating mark, and the youngest Grandmaster from the country to be rated above 2700.
  • The All India Chess Federation (AICF) bagged the ‘Most Active Federation’ award conferred during the ACF annual summit, which is underway here.
  1. Jeswin Aldrin Breaks National Record at AFI National Jumps Competition
  • Jesvin Aldrin of Tamil Nadu broke the national record in men’s long jump at the 2nd AFI National Jumping Championship.
  • 21-year-old Jessvin Aldrin jumped 8.42m to better the previous mark of 8.36m set by Indian teammate M Sreesankar at the Federation Cup in Kozhikode in April 2022.
  • Aldrin had earlier won silver at the Asian Indoor Championships in Astana last month with a jump of 7.97m and made the most of a competitive frame to break the national record.
  1. India’s Triple-Jumper Aishwarya Babu Banned by NADA for Four Years
  • India’s top triple-jumper Aishwarya Babu has been banned by the National Anti-Doping Agency’s (NADA) disciplinary panel for four years for using a prohibited anabolic steroid.
  • Aishwarya Babu, 25 years old, was dropped from the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022, along with sprinter S Dhanalakshmi after testing positive for the steroid, which is on the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) prohibited list.
  • Aishwarya has been given time till 6th March 2023 to file an appeal against the ban after receiving the ban notice from NADA’s Appeal Panel on 13th February 2023.

Awards News

  1. HDFC Bank’s Sashidhar Jagdishan is ‘BS Banker of the Year 2022’
  • Shashidhar Jagadishan, Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HDFC Bank, has been selected as the Business Standard Banker of the year 2022.
  • The award has been given to him for successfully handling technology-related challenges while maintaining the bank’s strong performance.
  • The banking regulator had approved Jagadishan’s appointment for a period of three years, after which he would be eligible for an extension. He will turn 58 this month. Jagadishan’s journey in HDFC Bank began in 1996 as a manager in the finance function.

Important Days

  1. World Wildlife Day 2023 celebrates on 3rd March
  • Every March 3, wildlife is celebrated around the world for the United Nations World Wildlife Day. This date was chosen because it is the birthday of CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, signed in 1973.
  • This global event is marked annually to celebrate and promote awareness of the wild fauna and flora of the planet.
  • The date also marks the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in 1973. The purpose of CITES is to prevent international trade in the existence of threatened species.

Obituaries News

  1. Former diplomat, Padma Bhushan awardee Chandrashekhar Dasgupta passes away
  • Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, a former Indian diplomat and the Padma Bhushan Awardee (2008), passed away at 82. He was born on 2nd May 1940 in Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • Chandrashekhar Dasgupta was awarded the 3rd-highest civilian honor, the Padma Bhushan, for Civil Service (Delhi) in 2008.
  • Chandrashekhar Dasgupta joined the Indian Foreign Service (IFS) in 1962. Between 1981 and 1984, he served as high commissioner to Singapore, then between 1984 and 1986, he served as Tanzania’s high commissioner.

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